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Good Neighbor Environmental Board (GNEB): Membership List

as of 01/14/2021


Eugene Green
Designated Federal Officer
Good Neighbor Environmental Board
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Mission Support
Office of Resources and Business Operations
Federal Advisory Committee Management Division
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Mail Code: 1601-M
Washington, DC 20460
(P) 202/564-2432; (F) 202/564-8129


Cornelius Antone
Environmental Protection Office Manager
Tohono O'odham Nation Environmental
Protection Office
Sells, AZ

Tiffany Goolsby, AICP
Senior Planner
South Central Council of Governments
Mesilla, NM

Raul E. Perez
Executive Director of Economic Development
Maverick County Development Corporation
Eagle Pass, TX

Kimberly Collins, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Public Administration
College of Business and Public Administration
California State University San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA

Patricia M. Juárez-Carrillo, Ph.D.
Center for Inter-American and
Border Studies
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX

Rob Roy
Environmental Director
La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians
Pauma Valley, CA

Leonard Drago
Deputy Director, Air Quality Division
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Phoenix, AZ

Justine M. Kozo, M.P.H.
Chief, Office of Border Health
Public Health Services
County of San Diego, Health and
Human Services Agency
San Diego, CA

Soll A. Sussman
Managing Director
S Cubed Studio
Austin, TX

Brian Early
Special Advisor to Commissioner McAllister
California Energy Commission
Sacramento, CA

Erik Lee
Executive Director
North American Research Partnership
Sierra Vista, AZ


Alan Sweedler, Ph.D.
Board Member
Cleantech San Diego
San Diego, CA

Michelle R. Freeark
Executive Director of Legal & Corporate Services
Arizona Generation & Transmission
Cooperatives, Inc.
Benson, AZ

Mario Lopez
External Affairs Manager
San Diego, CA

Brent Westmoreland
Executive Director
Camino Real Regional Utility Authority
Sunland Park, NM

Paul Ganster, Ph.D. - CHAIR
Institute for Regional Studies of the Californias
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA

Gregory F. Lucero
City Council Member
City of Nogales
Nogales, AZ

Margaret Wilder, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Geography and Development
Center for Latin American Studies
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 

Jonathan K. Niermann
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Austin, TX

Kristine L. Yurdin
Senior Environmental Scientist
New Mexico Environment Department
Santa Fe, New Mexico  


Department of Agriculture
Salvador Salinas
State Conservationist
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Department of Agriculture
Temple, TX 

Department of Transportation
Sylvia Grijalva
US-Mexico Border Planning Coordinator
Federal Highway Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
Phoenix, AZ 

Department of State 
Hillary C. Quam

Border Affairs Coordinator
U.S. Department of State
Office of Mexican Affairs
Department of State
Washington, DC 

Department of Homeland Security
Dr. Teresa R. Pohlman, LEED, AP
Executive Director
Sustainability and Environmental Programs
Undersecretary for Management
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC 

International Boundary and Water Commission
Jayne Harkins, P.E.
United States Section
International Boundary and Water Commission
El Paso, TX 

Department of Commerce - NOAA
Jeff Payne, Ph.D.

Acting Director
Office for Coastal Management
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Department of Commerce
Mount Pleasant, SC 

Environmental Protection Agency
Ms. Sylvia Correa

Special Advisor on TEK/Social Inclusion
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of International and Tribal Affairs
Washington, D.C. 

Department of Energy
Ms. Catherine Jereza

Deputy Assistant Secretary
Transmission Permitting & Technical Assistance
U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability
Washington, D.C